Police identify man fatally struck by hit-and-run driver in Kahului

Glenn Honda | |

KAHULUI, HI – New details have been released regarding a fatal hit-and-run incident that occurred in Kahului early Monday morning.

According to KITV, the man killed in the crash has been identified by authorities as 57-year-old Jesus Mettao.  Investigators said he was lying in the roadway on Lono Avenue near Ka’ahumanu  Avenue at about 3:10 a.m. when he was run over by a car.  Mettao was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle involved kept on going without stopping to help, and is now being sought by Maui Police.

Lono Avenue was shut down between Ka’ahumanu Avenue and Vevau Avenue for the accident investigation.

Anyone with further information on the hit-and-run was asked to contact Maui Crime Stoppers.

Have you or a loved one been struck by a vehicle on the roadways of Hawaii? If so, our experienced Hawaii pedestrian accident attorney at the Recovery Law Center is available to handle your case.  Our legal team will fight diligently to obtain the justice and compensation you deserve. To schedule a free consultation regarding your case, call us at (808) 427-3088 or complete our contact form.

Glenn T. Honda

For over 29 years, attorney Glenn Honda has helped people injured in accidents throughout Hawaii get the best outcome for their case, whether it’s maximizing their settlement, or balancing costs and risks vs. putting the whole experience behind them. As the founding attorney of the Recovery Law Center, he is passionate about helping his clients with their physical, emotional and financial recovery. Mr. Honda will fight to get you coverage for your medical bills, lost wages, damaged property and other costs related to your accident.


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